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All About Law - Chapter 3 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

The first women's suffrage organization in Canada was

a.

the Winnipeg Political Equality League

c.

the Mock Parliament

b.

the Toronto Women's Literary Club

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

Native peoples of Canada have focused strongly on which of the following legal issues?

a.

right to self-government

d.

a and b but not c

b.

taxation reform

e.

a and c but not b

c.

urban crime and decay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

In Delgamuukw v. British Columbia (1977), the Supreme Court did all but one of the following. Which one did it not do?

a.

described a test for Native title

c.

defined what Native title means

b.

showed how Canada's Constitution protects Native title

d.

overruled B.C. laws on Native title

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

In the Delgamuukw v. British Columbia (1977) decision, the Supreme Court allowed what form of evidence acceptable?

a.

ancestral law

c.

original documents

b.

legal precedents

d.

oral history

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Approximately how many immigrants came to Canada in the 20th century?

a.

10 million

c.

20 million

b.

15 million

d.

30 million

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

During World War I, which group of Canadians were branded as "enemy aliens"?

a.

Chinese Canadians

c.

Black Canadians

b.

Japanese Canadians

d.

Ukrainian Canadians

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

For which of the following reasons did an Ottawa school say that it could not meet the needs of a child with disabilities for more than two days per week?

a.

lack of trained personnel

c.

not fair to other students

b.

safety and medical concerns

d.

funds were not available

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

Which country passed a tough new law in 1990 that ensures equal services for people with disabilities?

a.

Sweden

c.

United States

b.

Germany

d.

Australia

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

The National Council on Welfare classifies a family of four living in a major Canadian city as poor if its income falls below what figure?

a.

$10 000

c.

$32 706

b.

$21 485

d.

$48 051

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Which necessary expense creates the greatest hardship for the urban poor?

a.

transportation

c.

rent

b.

food

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 


 

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